Take it Easy


The year is 1945. Eddie Skoller portrays big-band leader Leo Mathisen whose swing band entertains a large crowd every night. Seventeen-year old hustlers Herbert and Allan run a thriving black-market business. Some of the band members are their customers. Herbert’s dream is to join the band. Allan’s interest is focused on Anita, the wardrobe girl.

In a misguided attempt to gain everybody’s admiration, the two hustlers make one shady deal too many…

  • Cast: Eddie Skoller, Nikolaj Egelund, Helle Hertz, Tommy Kenter, Martin Elley, Kasper Winding, Ole Ernst

  • Director: Jesper Høm, Camera: Peter Klitgaard, Music: Leo Mathisen

  • Screenplay: Jesper Høm

  • 1986, Music/Drama